On my better days, I like to think of myself as a generous person -- because I find pleasure in giving. Maybe you can relate to that. Have you felt that happy feeling that comes from being of service? I know that for me, for better or worse, there is a link between...read more
If you are familiar with what we do at Cuddle Sanctuary then you know that we help people connect with each other. And yet at the beginning of our workshops we often say that you are your first and most important cuddle buddy. What do we mean by that? One day, I was...read more
Curiosity is low stakes. It’s open-ended and doesn’t demand commitment, only our openness to exploration and experimentation.
When you allow yourself to be curious, your inner child can come out to play. While you may find things that don’t jive with you, you’re also likely to find something you loveread more
As you may know, I received a warm email from someone from Canada a few months ago. He had seen a video about our professional cuddling practice and wanted to reach out. He's a corporate guy and asked that his identify remain private. We'll call him Dave. Dave tells...read more
Did you know that we call our Professional Cuddling service the “Affection Spa”? Have you been thinking about trying it out but you’re simply not sure what to expect?
You’re not alone. Professional Cuddling is a relatively new service, so most of the clients we see for the first time have never experienced it before. Here are some of our most frequently asked questions (FAQ). Hopefully that will give you a better idea of what to expect, and helps you feel more prepared for your first session with us.read more
At Cuddle Sanctuary, we believe that cuddling can include significantly more than just spooning. It can involve a myriad of ways to connect with a cuddle buddy. In this video, I explore four different ways to caress your cuddle buddy. In the text below, I provide a...read more
Cuddle workshops are a cornucopia of rich experiences. They can be connective, playful, contemplative, soothing, eye-opening, silly, meditative… sometimes all at the same time! I’ve attended well over 100 workshops, and no two events have been the same. Some have been...read more
The first time a put on a Free Hugs event I was terrified. Was I breaking the law? Would I get in trouble? In this blog, I’ll share with you my experience leading free hugs events and give you tips on how to do it yourself. But first, a video! Is It Legal? On the Free...read more
“Leading and attending cuddle workshops has been the incubator for my work as a professional cuddler, and the catalyst to so much personal growth. It was here that I learned in great depth what it means to hold space.
…Holding space is work of subtle leadership: the kind of leadership that is ever present, but egoless, and almost invisible. Like a glass container, holding liquid securely in place, but so clear that it’s not the glass, but its contents that you see.”read more
A few months ago, I received a warm and welcoming email from someone from Canada. He had seen a recent video about our professional cuddling practice and wanted to reach out. He's a corporate guy and asked that his identify remain private. We'll call him Dave. Dave...read more